Rev. 19 Nov. 2016, Gen. 493

 

DESCENDANTS OF CATHRINE GRAVES, MR. ROWE, AND ADAM HARDER OF NY, MI & ONTARIO, CANADA

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Cathrine Graves (1) was born 3 Jan. 1796 in NY or Canada, and died 20 Nov. 1869 in Bay Port, Fairhaven Twp., Huron Co., MI.  She may be descended from or related to Elijah Graves of genealogy 10.  She first married Mr. Rowe.  She married second Adam Harder about 1820 in Canada.  He was born 1 May 1792 in Herkimer, Herkimer Co., NY, and died 20 Oct. 1869 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI.  He first married Lucy Westover in 1818 in Canada.  She died in 1820 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI, after having one son, William Harder.  All the children of Cathrine and Adam were born in Ontario, the third in Rainham Centre, Haldimand, and the last 3 in Aldoborough Twp., Elgin Co.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Harder

+2.   Frederick Harder, b. 29 June 1824, m. Caroline Nichols, d. 14 June 1892.

+3.   John Harder, b. July 1826, m. Elizabeth Young, 1 Nov. 1851, d. 2 Dec. 1887.

+4.   Sarah C. Harder, b. 3 April 1832, m. Alexander James Grant, 2 Jan. 1855, d. 11 March 1896.

+5.   Abraham Adam Harder, b. 14 May 1833, m. Mary Elizabeth Valentine, 8 April 1859, d. 18 Feb. 1898.

    6.  Lydia Harder, b.c. 1835, m(1) Henry Nunn, m(2) John Smith.  John was b.c. 1832 in England.  John and Lydia were living in Caseville, Huron Co., MI in 1880, with no children.

+7.   Michael Harder, b. July 1837, m. Margaret Ester Long, 1861, d. 22 Jan. 1904.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF CATHRINE GRAVES (1) AND ADAM HARDER

Frederick Harder (2) was born 29 June 1824 in Ontario, and died 14 June 1892 in Caseville, Huron Co., MI.  He married Caroline Nichols.  She was born about 1836 in Canada.  Their first 3 children were born in Canada and the fourth in MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Harder

    8.  Mary J. Harder, b.c. 1856.

    9.  Abram J. Harder, b.c. 1858.

    10.   Harriett M. Harder, b.c. 1861.

    11.   Julia D. Harder, b.c. 1875.

 

John Harder (3) was born in July 1826 in Ontario, and died 2 Dec. 1887 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI.  He married Elizabeth Young (or Youngs) on 1 Nov. 1851 in Middlesex Co., Ontario.  She was born about 1832 in Canada.  They were in the 1880 census for Fairhaven Twp., Huron Co., MI, when John was listed as born in NY and Eliza in Canada.  They were in the 1900 census for Shiawassee, Shiawassee Co., MI, when they were both listed as born in NY.  All their children were born in MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Harder

    12.   Adam Harder, b.c. 1860.

    13.   William Harder, b.c. 1863.

    14.   John Harder, b.c. 1867.

    15.   Wellington Harder, b.c. 1868.

    16.   Matilda Harder, b. 5 June 1870, d. 3 Jan. 1922.

    17.   George Harder, b.c. 1874.

 

Sarah C. Harder (4) was born 3 April 1832 in Walpole Twp., Haldimand Co., Ontario, and died 11 March 1896 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI. She married Alexander James Grant, son of Robert Grant and Mary Paupst, on 2 Jan. 1855 in Elgin Co., Canada West (Ontario).  He was born 10 Oct. 1830 in Osnabruck, Stormont, Ontario, and died 28 July 1913 in Pigeon, Windsor, Huron Co., MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Grant

+18.   Dennis Grant, b. 15 Aug. 1852, m. Lucy Westover Harder, 21 May 1876, d. 15 May 1906.

+19.   Catherine Grant, b. 16 Oct. 1853, m(1) Cornelius F. Goodman, 23 July 1872, m(2) William R. Harder, 1882, d. 5 April 1930.

+20.   Robert Grant, b. Jan. 1856, m. Carrie Harder, 1885, d. 1929.

+21.   Lydia E. Grant, b. 22 April 1858, m. Charles Wesley Steele, 17 Feb. 1877, d. 13 Dec. 1901.

+22.   Mary E. Grant, b.c. 1859, m. Orville P. Chapin, d. 15 April 1935.

    23.   Adam Grant, b. 1860, d. June 1963.

    24.   John E. Grant, b.c. 1862 (Canada).

    25.   Sarah Grant, b.c. 1865 (Canada).

    26.   Frederick E. Grant, b.c. 1867 (Canada), m. Alexina Grant, 1900, d. 1952 (Bay Port, Huron Co., MI).  She was b.c. 1873 in Canada.

 

Abraham Adam Harder (5) was born 14 May 1833 (or 27 May 1832) in Aldoborough Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario, and died 18 Feb. 1898 in Windsor Twp., Huron Co., MI.  He married Mary Elizabeth Valentine, daughter of James Valentine and Keziah ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 8 April 1859 in Lambton, Ontario (or NY).  She was born 6 Jan. 1835 in Erie Co., NY, and died 9 Sept. 1895 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Harder

    27.   James Harder, b. 16 Oct. 1859 (Tioga Co., NY), d. 10 March 1876.

    28.   John Harder, b. 8 June 1861 (Tioga Co., NY), d. 14 Feb. 1881.

    29.   Frederick Zechariah Harder, b. 17 Oct. 1862 (Canada), d. 2 June 1935 (Flint, Genesee Co., MI).

    30.   Caroline Harder, b.c. 1865 (MI).

    31.   John A. Harder, b. 1866 (Bay Port, Huron Co., MI), d. 1885 (U.S.).

    32.   Katherine Harder, b. 10 April 1867 (Old Bay Port, MI).

    33.   Sarah Ann Harder, b. 13 March 1869 (Fair Haven, St. Clair Co., MI), m. Fredrick C. Johnson, 26 April 1908 (Bentley, Bay Co., MI), d. 1955.  1 daughter.

    34.   Adam Albert Harder, b. 24 Nov. 1871 (Huron Co., MI), d. 24 July 1931 (Longville, MN).

+35.   Dennis Abram Harder, b. 10 Oct. 1872, m. Mary Burtch, 30 June 1902, d. 11 Feb. 1916.

    36.   Wesley Harder, b.c. 1874 (MI), d. 1946.

    37.   George Washington Harder, b. 11 Feb. 1876 (Fair Haven, Huron Co., MI), d. 1946 (Port Austin, Huron Co., MI).

    38.   Wallace Eugene Harder, b. 1 July 1878 (Bay Port, Huron Co., MI), d. 27 July 1955 (Beaverton, Gladwin Co., MI).

 

Michael Harder (7) was born in July 1837 in Ontario, Canada, and died 22 Jan. 1904 in Cassville, Huron Co., MI.  He married Margaret Ester Long in 1861 in Aldoborough Twp., Elgin, Ontario.  She was born 30 May 1837 in Canada, and died 7 April 1925 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Harder

    39.   Abraham Gilson Harder, b.c. 1862 (Aldoborough Elgin, Ontario), d. 1943.

    40.   Henry Simeon Harder, b. Dec. 1863 (Caseville, Huron Co., MI), d. 11 Feb. 1942 (Saginaw Co., MI).

    41.   Margaret (“Maggie”) Louise Harder, b. 1864 (MI).

    42.   Sarah Louisa Harder, b. 8 June 1868 (Caseville, Huron Co., MI).

    43.   Charlotte Harder, b.c. 1871 (MI).

    44.   Jennett Harder, b.c. 1873 (MI).

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF SARAH C. HARDER (4) AND ALEXANDER J. GRANT

Dennis Grant (18) was born 15 Aug. 1852 in Canada, and died 15 May 1906 in Windsor, Huron Co., MI.  He married Lucy Westover Harder, daughter of William Harder and Ella Gibb, on 21 May 1876 in Fairhaven, Huron Co., MI.  She was born 15 July 1857 in Aldoborough, Elgin Co., Ontario, and died 23 Jan. 1909 in MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Grant

    45.   Nellie Grant, b.c. 1877 (Canada).

 

Catherine (“Kate”) Grant (19) was born 16 Oct. 1853 in Ontario, and died 5 April 1930 in Windsor, Huron Co., MI.  She first married Cornelius F. Goodman on 23 July 1872 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI.  He was born about 1848 in Richland Co., OH.  She married second William R. Harder in 1882.  He was born 20 July 1859 in Aldoborough, Elgin Co., Ontario, and died 3 Nov. 1947 in Windsor, Huron Co., MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Goodman

    46.   Jessie G. Goodman, b.c. 1874 (Fair Haven, Huron Co., MI, d. 19 Feb. 1893 (Windsor, Huron Co., MI).

Children - Harder

    47.   Clinton Harder, b. June 1883 (MI).

+48.   Mabel J. Harder, b.c. 1893, m(1) James Wilmer Squires, 11 April 1916, m(2) William Crellon, 10 July 1920.

 

Robert Grant (20) was born in Jan. 1856 in Canada, and died in 1929 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI.  He married Carrie Harder in 1885.  She was born about 1864 in MI, and died in 1953 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Grant

    49.   Juliea Grant, b. Dec. 1885 (MI).

    50.   Maud Grant, b. Jan. 1889 (MI).

 

Lydia E. Grant (21) was born 22 April 1858 in Canada, and died 13 Dec. 1901 in Bay Port, Fair Haven, Huron Co., MI.  She married Charles Wesley Steele, son of William Steele and Susannah Evans, on 17 Feb. 1877 in Fair Haven Twp., Huron Co., MI.  He was born 5 Dec. 1847 in Selkirk, Rainham Twp., Haldimand Co., Ontario, and died 10 June 1927 in Bayport, Fair Haven Twp., Huron Co., MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Steele

+51.   Eva Lettie Steele, b. 18 Nov. 1877, m. William McLeish, 30 June 1899, d. 23 Sept. 1954.

    52.   Alex Steele, b. and d. April 1880 (Fair Haven, Huron Co., MI).

+53.   Addie Steele, b. 13 March 1881, m. William Wallace Pincumbe, 8 Sept. 1900, d. 16 April 1968.

+54.   Sarah Steele, b. 15 Sept. 1883, m(1) John George Haug, 15 Jan. 1905, m(2) Marion Thompson, d. 10 March 1949.

+55.   Susan Steele, b. May 1886, m. George L. Reid, 14 Dec. 1904, d. 27 May 1977.

+56.   Judson Grant Steele, b. 23 Sept. 1888, m. Dora Ann King, 21 Nov. 1914, d. Oct. 1968.

+57.   William Courtland Steele, b. 25 April 1893, m. Marion Inez Cook, 22 Aug. 1929, d. 11 Feb. 1974.

 

Mary E. Grant (22) was born in 1859 in Canada, and died 15 April 1935 in Bayj Port, Huron Co., MI.  She married Orville P. Chapin.  He was born about 1852 in MI, and died 8 Oct. 1940 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Chapin

    58.   Arthur Chapin, b.c. 1879 (MI).

    59.   Chester A. Chapin, b. 1886, d. 1959.

 

CHILDREN OF ABRAHAM HARDER (5) AND MARY E. VALENTINE

Dennis Abram (or Abram Dennis) Harder (35) was born 10 (or 30) Oct. 1872 in Fairhaven Twp., Huron Co., MI, and died 11 (or 2) Feb. 1916 in Bentley, Bay Co., MI.  He married Mary (“Mattie”) Burtch, daughter of James Burtch and Sarah J. Dennet, on 30 June 1902 in Gibson, Bay Co., MI.  She was born 3 April 1884 in KS, and died 8 Oct. 1934 in Spring Lake, Alberta, Canada.  (R‑1)

Children - Harder

    60.   James Albert Zimmie Harder, b.c. 1903 (Gibson, Bay Co., MI), d.c. 1960 (Terrace, British Columbia, Canada).

    61.   Mary Harder, b.c. 1905 (MI), d.c. 1950 (Huntsville, Ontario).

+62.   Ray Leaman Harder, b. 14 Dec. 1908, m. Clara Luella Rud, 2 Jan. 1935, d. 25 Feb. 1962.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF CATHERINE GRANT  (19)

Mabel J. Harder (48) was born about 1893 in MI.  She first married James Wilmer Squires on 11 April 1916 in Bad Axe, Huron Co., MI.  He was born 7 Oct. 1888 in Burford, Brant South, Ontario, and died 5 Dec. 1918 in Windsor, Huron Co., MI.  She married second William Crellon on 10 July 1920 in Bad Axe, MI.  He was born about 1886 in MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Squires

    63.   Wilmer C. Squires, b. 13 May 1916 (MI), m. Florence Balcer, 25 Dec. 1934 (Hamtramck, Huron Co., MI), d. 4 Dec. 1985 (Colfax, Huron Co., MI).  She was b.c. 1913 in MI.

 

CHILDREN OF LYDIA E. GRANT (21) AND CHARLES W. STEELE

Eva Lettie Steele (51) was born 18 Nov. 1877 in Fair Haven, Huron Co., MI, and died 23 Sept. 1954 in Toledo, Lucas Co., OH.  She married William McLeish on 30 June 1899.  He was born in 1876 in Canada, and died in 1932.  (R‑2)

Children - McLeish

    64.   Bernie C. McLeish, b. March 1900 (MI).

    65.   Ray H. McLeish, b. 1903 (MI).

    66.   Leola H. McLeish, b. 1906 (MI).

    67.   Genevieve McLeish, b. 1907 (MI).

    68.   Mary McLeish, b.c. 1911 (MI).

    69.   son

    70.   daughter

 

Addie Steele (53) was born 13 March 1881 in Fair Haven, Huron Co., MI, and died 16 April 1968 in New Baltimore, Macomb Co., MI.  She married William Wallace Pincumbe on 8 Sept. 1900 in Bad Axe, Huron Co., MI.  He was born 11 March 1875 in MI, and died in 1948.  (R‑2)

Children - Pincumbe

    71.   Leon Theodore Pincumbe, b. 13 Sept. 1902 (Sebewing, Huron Co., MI), d. 21 March 1966 (Oxford, Oakland Co., MI).

    72.   Enid M. Pincumbe, b. 14 Sept. 1903 (Bayport, Huron Co., MI), d. 7 Nov. 1979.

    73.   Raleigh W. Pincumbe, b. 8 June 1905 (MI), d. 19 Feb. 1991 (Flint, Genesee Co., MI).

 

Sarah Steele (54) was born 15 Sept. 1883 and died 10 March 1949, both in Bay Port, Fair Haven, Huron Co., MI.  She first married John George Haug, son of Christian Jacob Haug and Mary Mueller, on 15 Jan. 1905 in Bay Port, MI.  He was born 14 March 1867 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA, and died 12 June 1933 in Bay Port, Fair Haven, Huron Co., MI.  She married second Marion Thompson.  He was born about 1880 in IN.  (R‑2)

Children - Haug

    74.   John George Haug, b. 8 April 1907 (Bay Port, Fair Haven, Huron Co., MI), m. Lillian Maria O’Connell, 12 July 1929 (Toledo, OH), d. 26 March 1965 (Port Huron, St. Clair Co., MI).  She was b. 14 June 1909 in Owendale, Brookfield, Huron Co., MI, and d. 13 July 2006 in Port Huron, St. Clair Co., MI, dau. of cornelius John O’Connell and Lydia Rothe.  3 daughters.

+75.   Beulah E. Haug, b. 15 Sept. 1911, m(1) John Kenneth McDonnell, 27 Feb. 1930, m(2) Robert Thomas Adams, Jr., 8 Feb. 1980, d. 21 Sept. 2004.

 

Susan Steele (55) was born in May 1886 in MI, and died 27 May 1977 in Midland, Midland Co., MI.  She married George L. Reid on 14 Dec. 1904 in Bay Port, Fair Haven, Huron Co., MI.  He was born 2 Dec. 1879 in Varney, Southgate, Ontario, and died 26 April 1949 in Midland, MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Reid

    76.   Elizabeth L. Reid, b.c. 1907 (Canada).

    77.   George G. Reid, b.c. 1914 (MI).

    78.   daughter

 

Judson Grant Steele (56) was born 23 Sept. 1888 in Fair Haven, MI, and died in Oct. 1968 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI.  He married Dora Ann King, daughter of Maurice King and Ruth Guritte, on 21 Nov. 1914 in Saginaw, MI.  She was born 14 Oct. 1891 in Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI, and died 25 April 1991 in Pigeon, Huron Co., MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Steele

    79.   Judson G. Steele, b. 22 Feb. 1926 (MI), d. 30 April 1945.

    80.   daughter

    81.   daughter

    82.   son

    83.   daughter

    84.   son

 

William Courtland Steele (57) was born 25 April 1893 in MI, and died 11 Feb. 1974 in Midland, Midland Co., MI.  He married Marion Inez Cook, daughter of Matthew J. Cook and Christine Thorburn, on 22 Aug. 1929 in Lansing, Ingham Co., MI.  She was born in 1895 in MI, and died in 1962.  (R‑2)

Children - Steele

    85.   Robert William Steele, b. 12 Feb. 1931 (Lansing, Ingham Co., MI), d. 15 Feb. 1996 (Chevy Chase, Montgomery Co., MD).

 

CHILDREN OF DENNIS A. HARDER (35) AND MARY BURTCH

Ray Leaman Harder (62) was born 14 Dec. 1908 in Bentley, Bay Co., MI, and died 25 Feb. 1962 in Galt, Ontario.  He married Clara Luella Rud, daughter of Carl Melvin Rud and Martha Ellen Walker, on 2 Jan. 1935 in Provost, Alberta, Canada.  After he died, she married Stanley Gordon Messenger Blain on 18 July 1964 in Galt, Ontario.  She was born 2 Jan. 1918 in Provost, Alberta, and died 20 Sept. 2000 in Galt, Ontario.  (R‑1)

Children - Harder

    86.   Dennis Ray Harder, b. 2 April 1936 (Thorsby, Alberta), m. Phyllis Audrey McRobert, (Galt, Ontario), d. Dec. 1991 (Kingston, Ontario).  She was b. England and d. 1996 in Milton, Ontario.  2 daughters and 1 son.

    87.   son

    88.   daughter

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF SARAH STEELE (54) AND JOHN G. HAUG

Beulah E. Haug (75) was born 15 Sept. 1911 in Bay Port, Huron Co., MI, and died 21 Sept. 2004 in Bloomington, IN.  She first married John Kenneth McDonnell, son of Dr. Natthew Charles McDonnell and Mary Adella Carpenter, on 27 Feb. 1930 in Bad Axe, Huron Co., MI.  He was born 2 March 1903 in Bad Axe, Huron Co., MI, and died 16 Aug. 1974 in Caseville, Huron Co., MI.  She married second Robert Thomas Adams, Jr., son of Robert Thomas Adams and Matilda Bertha Haug, on 8 Feb. 1980 in Angola, Steuben Co., IN.  (R‑2)

Children - McDonnell

    89.   John Leslie McDonnell, b. 28 Sept. 1930 (Bad Axe, Huron Co., MI), m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, 14 April 1955, d. 4 Aug. 2009 (White Lake, Oakland Co., MI).  2 sons and 1 daughter.

 

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